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240 - Pollution Control

Course hours

  • Theory: 40
  • Lab: 0
  • Field work: 0
  • Total: 40


This course describes the environmental responsibilities and capabilities of:

  • the Canadian Coast Guard
  • Fisheries and Oceans Canada

the federal lead/resource response organization

Topics covered in this course include:

  • environmental:
    • hazards
    • concerns
    • response procedures
  • Canadian pollution prevention regulations
  • Canadian environmental response responsibilities
  • the Canadian Coast Guard pollution equipment inventory

This course includes a description and practical demonstration of the procedures and equipment for pollution containment and recovery.

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